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The Great Canadian Bacon Chase is On

Published September 07, 2016 15:59

The Great Canadian Bacon Chase is back!

Gcbc Letter Size Poster FinalThis 5km Scurry or a .05km Saunter is going to be so much fun and net proceeds from our event will support the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs. The starting pen will be located at the Parkinson Recreation and the herd of runners will be released in a 5km hustle down the Rails for Trails path. There will be multiple BC Bacon stations along the way to keep you on track and at the top of your game.

The 0.05km saunter is the ultimate fast track to pig heaven. Walk 164 feet from the parking lot to the Pig Pen and enjoy the same bacon ecstasy as the 5km runners.

At the end of the run enjoy a pancake breakfast, more bacon, a bouncy castle for the kids, two tasty mocktails (Caesar's and Mimosa's). Rocky Racoon and the Loose Moose pay a visit too.

When

Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT) Pig

Where

Parkinson Recreation Park - 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna, BC V1Y 8G7

Registration Fees:
• $40.00 V.I.P. (Very Important Porklover).
• $25.00 Future V.I.P. (Ages 12-17).
• $15.00 Bacon Bits (Ages 7-11).
• $5 Cracklins (Ages 6 & Under)
• $80 Hog Pack (family of 4: 2 adults & 2 children)

Click here to register

What’s Included with your registration?

• VIPS receive a One of a kind Great Canadian Bacon Chase T-Shirt from
• Unlimited BC Bacon prepared in different ways by our Chefs
• Coffee
• Pancake Breakfast with more bacon.

Great Canadian Bacon Chase Organizers are not responsible for any bacon sweats!

Sponsors Include:

• Reid & Associates Financial Planners
• BC Pork Association
• SunFM
• Bounce Hire Inflatables

FAQ’s

Are kids welcome at the event?

Yes please bring your children and include them in the run. Strollers and bicycles are okay on the trail. The pig pen finish line has a bouncy castle, some of our local mascots and fun for the whole family.

I am a Vegetarian does this mean I can not participate?

Please still come and enjoy and take part in the run and enjoy pancakes, coffee and our mocktails.

How do I volunteer?

Contact Richelle at specialevents@boysandgirlsclubs.ca

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Please park in the parking lot at Parkinson Rec Center and follow the signs

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes please. We will have a registration desk for check-in, a printed ticket will help you register quicker.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Christina Ferreira at christina@impactevents.ca

Weather Policy

This is a Rain or Shine event. Bacon can be enjoyed anytime.

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